CLAYTON, NY — Michael J. Mosier, 73, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his residence.
There will be no services.
Born May 7, 1945, in Watertown, the son of Charles and Harriet Nims Mosier, he graduated from area schools and also from Monmouth College in New Jersey, receiving a degree in automotive engineering.
In the 1960s and early 1970s he owned and operated a gas station called Mike’s Sinclair Station. After selling the gas station, he was a teacher at Brookdale College in New Jersey. After moving back to the north country, he worked for a time at Spicer’s Bay Marina. Then moving to Florida, he worked for various boat companies, including, Chris Craft, Wellcraft, Donzi, and Cigarette Boats. For a time before he retired, once he moved back to the north country, he worked at Chalk’s Marina.
He enjoyed restoring cars, especially Corvettes.
Surviving are a daughter, Diahann Mosier, of Pennsylvania; a son, John (Michael) of Clayton; two grandchildren; a sister, Marcia Staib; nieces and nephews.
A sister, Elaine Baldwin, died before him.
Donations can be made in his name to the P.T. Boat Museum, Fall River, Massachusetts, at www.ptboats.org.
Arrangements are with the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.
Condolences can be made at trjetty.com